Honor's evolution (S318).--This is a four-credit, honors course in evolutionary biology. We have lab once per week and one Saturday field trip. Topics include basic quantitative genetics, basic population genetics, life-history theory, evolution of sex, sexual selection, mutation-selection balance, genetic load, evolution of social behavior, correlated responses to selection, speciation, macroevolution, molecular evolution, and phylogenetic reconstruction.
This course is also an intensive writing course. A maximum of 25 students is allowed to enroll. These lucky students get individualized attention and direct feedback regarding writing.
I alternate teaching this course with Dr. Butch Brodie.
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